Tiffany Studios, New York
'Dragonfly' table lamp, 1899
Clara Driscoll,Louis C. Tiffany Tiffany Studios, New York
H. 64 cm, Ø 51.5 cm. Shade design by Clara Driscoll. Executed around 1906. Leaded opal glass with a few colored cabochons, mainly in shades of blue, green, pink and yellow. The decor consists of seven large dragonflies with spread wings. The lead is copper-plated and has a green and brownish patina. The wings are made of finely cut copper plates, which represent the structure of the internal articulation. Bronze base, similar brown and green patina. Marked: on the inner edge of the shade on a plate TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1495 soldered on, on the underside of the foot TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 26875 (embossed).
Hammer Price: 45,000 €
10. May 2022 at 4:00 PM MESZ CEST
Cat. Louis C. Tiffany, Masterpieces of American Art Nouveau, Museum of Arts and Crafts, Hamburg, Cologne 1999, p. 241, cat. no. 21, ill. p. 90; Eidelberg/Gray/Hofer, A new Light on Tiffany: Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls, New York, 2007, Clara Driscoll received a bronze medal at the Paris World Exhibition in 1900 for a Dragonfly lamp with a curved shade.
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